Thu, 31 Oct 2019 07:30:00 GMTThu, 31 Oct 2019 10:00:00 GMT

 

TOPIC: Recognising and managing depression in the elderly, anxiety in the elderly, and briefly, the use of antipsychotics

SPEAKER: Dr Beverley Rayers, Psychiatrist

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Recognise the symptoms of anxiety and depression in elderly patients
  • Balance medication treatments of anxiety and depression in the elderly against potential side-effects
  • Review the risks and benefits of antipsychotic use in the elderly in the community and residential care
  • Implement systems to ensure timely review of the effectiveness of antipsychotic treatments
  • Differentiate evidence-based pharmacological and non-pharmacological options for management of common psychiatric disorders in aged care

VENUE: TBC, Merimbula

Dinner provided.

This is a sponsored event.